Agricultural Development Economics
 

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs

ISSN 2520-6540

Year of publication

Crop diversification increases productivity and stabilizes income of smallholders

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 8
FAO [ 2018 ]
In sub-Saharan Africa, crop diversification features prominently in many countries’ climate change adaptation strategies. This study focuses on the determinants [...]
   

Establishing effective partnerships with the private sector for agribusiness development

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 7
FAO [ 2018 ]
Against a background of limited government resources, public–private partnerships are increasingly being promoted as a mechanism for pooling financing, increasing [...]
   

The challenge of employment in the 21st century: Creating jobs in the food system

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 6
FAO [ 2018 ]
Agriculture remains the single most important employer in many developing country, as there are about 200 million unemployed nowadays and [...]
   

Strong rural–urban linkages are essential for poverty reduction

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 5
FAO [ 2017 ]
By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas. Should we thus be more concerned with urban [...]
   

How to meet the needs of an evolving food system

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 4
FAO [ 2017 ]
As urban food markets have grown rapidly in recent decades, so too have rural–urban food supply chains. Urbanization and higher [...]
   

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires investing in rural areas

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 3
FAO [ 2017 ]
Achieving the SDGs to end hunger and extreme poverty by 2030 will depend crucially on developing rural areas in the [...]
   

Is crop diversification a panacea for climate resilience in Africa?

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 2
FAO [ 2017 ]
Crop diversification is often promoted as a strategy to achieve climate resilience. However, the benefits to crop diversification may vary [...]
   

Leveraging Institutional Food Procurement for rural transformation

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 1
FAO [ 2017 ]
The brief contains recommendations and a framework for developing an Institutional Food Procurement Programme (IFPP) based on lessons from ten [...]
   
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